State-of-the-art PCR testing laboratory at Liverpool airport
Salutaris People, a British healthcare and testing company, has unveiled a brand new SARS-CoV-2 testing laboratory at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
The state-of-the-art facility is in partnership with Source BioScience – an international provider of laboratory services to clients in the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare, clinical, life science research and biopharmaceutical industries - and Salutaris People in partnership with Test Assurance Group (TAG) are providing SARS-CoV-2 and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing.
The new laboratory has been designed to perform 500 tests per day but can easily be increased in scale to facilitate 1000 tests and beyond if required. Source BioScience is accredited to ISO 15189: 2012 standards and is also a Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)- listed provider of SARS-CoV-2 testing.
The service provided by TAG, Salutaris People and Source BioScience enables airline passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and those flying from other UK airports with a Rapid Fit to Fly testing service with a turnaround time of three hours, alongside a Standard 24-hour Fit to Fly testing service. Samples are also collected on site at Liverpool and processed at Source Bioscience’s main laboratory in Nottingham, enabling Day 2, Day 8, Test to Release and a diagnostic PCR SARS-CoV-2 testing service for customers.